Some time ago, Jaipur’s 18-year-old Maharaja Padmanabh Singh got selected in the Indian Polo Team. With this, Padmanabh Singh, also known as Pacho Singh, became the youngest ever polo player to represent India in a Polo World Cup match. and now once again, the young, titular Maharaja of Jaipur has made the city proud.
In a closely contested Maserati Royal Charity Polo match 2017 on Sunday, that was played at Beaufort Polo Club near London, the polo team led by HH Maharaja Sawai Padmanabh Singh of Jaipur won against the team led by HRH the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William.
Padmanabh Singh was leading the Dhamani 1969 Polo Team, opposing the Maserati team led by Prince William, won the match by half a goal.
This is the second time that Padmanabh Singh of Jaipur has led a team against Prince William and won. He scored 2 goals and was very excited. The Maharaja of Jaipur says, "This was the third generation of the two royal families (England and Jaipur) playing polo together."
The Dhamani 1969 team led by HH Jaipur (+2) had players Karan Thapar (0), Nina Clarkin (+4) and Olly Tuthill (+4). The Maserati team led by Prince William (+1) had players Mark Tomlinson (+6), Henry Porter (+2) and Bruce Merivale-Austin (0).
Jaipur Maharaja Padmanabh Singh has yet again proved his outstanding polo skills, just like he did in all his performances in the past few years. Today he is a +2 handicap polo player and is making his city, Jaipur proud with every other match. Padmanabh is also referred as the Polo Prince of Jaipur for his outstanding polo skills and performances.